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The “PhD-school in Telemedicine and e-health” is established by the University of Tromsø as both an interfaculty initiative (Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine) and cross institutional initiative (University of Tromsø and University Hospital of North Norway / Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine). The PhD-school is rooted in Tromsø Telemedicine Laboratory (TTL), one of 14 Norwegian centers for research-based innovation. Thorough TTL, the PhD-school cooperates with Norut, Telenor R&I, IBM, DIPS, Northern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Nord ICT) and Norwegian Healthnet. The industrial partners contribute with research facilities and funding.
The PhD-school is administrated by the Faculty of Science, University of Tromsø, but is a joint effort among research groups in medical sensors, personalized healthcare, health intelligence, computer aided diagnoses, workflow management, clinical decision support, and telemental health.
The aim of the PhD-school is to provide excellent training environments and facilities in telemedicine and e-health. The PhD-school and the responsible research groups are providing projects within a wide range of telemedicine and e-health topics. The goal is to train PhD students and young scientists to become experts of highest international standards within the field of telemedicine and e-health. The PhD-school offers training courses and workshops.